proximal convoluted tubule brush border

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A brush border layer that is part of a proximal tubule in the kidney. [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microvillus#Function ]

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Term information

function notes

the microvilli in this layer can act as mechanosensors. They sense the fluid flow in the tubule lumen and convert this information via biochemical responses into reabsorption

has broad synonym

proximal tubule brush border layer

kidney brush border layer

id

UBERON:0012428